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9 am
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Veterans Day: Conversations and Coffee

9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:
Join us this Veterans Day to celebrate our local heroes, listen to their stories, and learn about the LPCPL Digital Local History collection. Drop by anytime on Saturday for coffee and a short presentation featuring veteran interviews available on...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Veterans Day: Conversations and Coffee

9:00am - 5:00pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:
Join us this Veterans Day to celebrate our local heroes, listen to their stories, and learn about the LPCPL Digital Local History collection. Drop by anytime on Saturday for coffee and a short presentation featuring veteran interviews available on...
10 am
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Bookies

10:00am - 11:00am
Rolling Prairie Branch
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Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion as we talk about this month's book club selection: Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese About this month's pick:  "A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the endu...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Stories and More

10:00am - 10:30am
Union Mills Branch
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Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement, and more! Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign-ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at h...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More - Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

11 am
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML-Strengthening Indiana Families

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library in the Community
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Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop

Join the Mobile Library in your neighborhood! La Porte County Public Library offers mobile library service that carries books, movies, and more to customers in our service area. 

At the bookmobile, you can:

  • Borrow popular books, DVDs, and more -- just like at the library!
  • Get a library card or update your account
  • Pick up holds and return items
  • Get answers to your questions or help finding community resources

Do you have an event you'd like the Mobile Library to attend? Know a good place for the Mobile Library to stop? Email outreach@laportelibrary.org to get started. 

12 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cover to Cover

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Union Mills Branch
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Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion as we talk about this month's book club selection.Our title for discussion is:Becoming by Michelle Obama.Have questions or need help reserving a title? Give us a call at the library....
1 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Getting to Know Your Apple Device

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Learn how to get the most out of your iPhone or iPad. Please bring your own device. Devices will not be provided.   Learn the basics of downloading apps, using your iPhone to call or text, searching on your iPad, taking pictures and videos, a...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon with Tiffany Aliche, Bestselling Author of her new book Get Good with Money. Register Here. Zoom link sent upon completion of registration.Her New York Times bestseller, Get Good with Money introduced the powerful concep...
2 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Learn It! Laser Mug Demo

2:00pm - 4:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Take your laser engraving skills to the next level with an in-depth demonstration of the Epilog rotary attachment. Learn how to customize mugs, water bottles, and more! You'll walk away with knowledge and inspiration to expand your creativity. G...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Join us to learn about Iron-On or Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV), as well as Infusible Ink, and how to use these materials in different projects with the Cricut® and Heat Press. Learn where to get these materials, the different types you can buy, who to f...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

3 pm
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen ChangeMAKErs - Making for good

3:00pm - 5:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker

Spend your Monday afternoons at the Exchange Makerspace. We provide the supplies and training, you make cool things that can be donated to people and animals in need! You can even earn service hours while learning something new and having fun. 

First time at the LPCPL Exchange? A parent/guardian will need to sign a waiver before you can use certain equipment. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Preserve Your Family's Stories

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Get some best-practice tips and tricks for storing your documents, photographs, and other personal items, as well as how to begin organizing them for reference later. Learn how to begin organizing your papers, photographs, and other personal ite...
4 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Genealogy 101

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
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Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Genealogy is all about reconstructing our ancestors' lives from the clues they left behind. Join us to learn how to begin your genealogy research....
5 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Canva For The Holidays

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Cafe
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Use Canva to create beautiful graphics for invitations, social media posts and much more! If you have a laptop, please bring it. We will have a limited number of laptops available. Canva is a web or app based graphic design tool. There are many ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Talk and Stitch Tuesdays

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Do you dream about fabric? Take your knitting project everywhere you go? Want to learn about different forms of fiber arts and discover a new hobby? Join us for Talk and Stitch Tuesdays at the Exchange! We’re inviting all Sewists, Quilters, Knitters,...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Discovery Days at Luhr County Park

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Library in the Community
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Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone, Family
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Bring your children for an educational evening where we will learn about nature, have a healthy snack, and complete a craft. Space is limited so register soon! FREE Wednesday, November 8; 5-6:30pm Luhr County Park To register, call (219) ...
6 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Learn It! Laser Mug Demo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Take your laser engraving skills to the next level with an in-depth demonstration of the Epilog rotary attachment. Learn how to customize mugs, water bottles, and more! You'll walk away with knowledge and inspiration to expand your creativity. G...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

Medicare 101

6:15pm - 7:15pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Event Details:
Important changes are coming to Medicare in 2024. Do you know what they are? Come to a FREE Educational presentation to find out, and get the answers you need to your other Medicare questions, as well!  This pr...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Maker Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment.  

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Join us to learn about Iron-On or Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV), as well as Infusible Ink, and how to use these materials in different projects with the Cricut® and Heat Press. Learn where to get these materials, the different types you can buy, who to f...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.